Coal

Since the issue of the proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) rules in May 2010 and the Steam Electric Power Effluent Limitations Guidelines (ELG) in April 2013, utilities, power plants, technology providers, engineering firms and the EPA have been highly active in the review of technical alternatives and approximate costs to comply with the forthcoming regulations.
Coal

On Dec. 22, 2008, about 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash were released at Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant.
Coal

Four years after more than one billion gallons of coal ash slurry spilled from a storage pond at the Kingston Power Plant in eastern Tennessee, environmental groups are still waiting for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to finalize tougher standards for handling and storing coal ash.